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Anxiety Disorders

June 25, 2020
People with OCD and other serious anxieties face uniquely difficult mental health battles, including trying to distinguish concerns brought on by their conditions from general fears shared by the public about COVID-19.
June 05, 2020
A person’s hippocampal connectivity during a stressful event can predict the intensity of stress experienced, suggests a study published online in the journal Nature Communications.
June 03, 2020
Health care professionals with higher levels of anxiety and frustration were more than twice as likely to report workplace burnout, compared with those with lower levels of anxiety and frustration, a study found.
May 27, 2020
Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) was noninferior to conventional face-to-face CBT among patients with health anxiety, or hypochondriasis, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
March 25, 2020
BLOG: Like me, you are probably noticing more and more in recent weeks that emotions, like viruses, seem to be spreading from person to person.
March 18, 2020
Consuming fewer than 3 sources of fruits and vegetables a day was associated with at least a 24% higher risk of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, according to a published study.
January 31, 2020
A single dose of psilocybin combined with psychotherapy produced significant improvements in emotional and existential distress in patients with cancer that lasted more than 4 years, according to a published study.
January 21, 2020
An open study of patients treated with deep brain stimulation for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder confirms the treatment’s effectiveness and safety in a clinical setting, researchers concluded in a study published online.
January 21, 2020
A genome-wide association study has identified several human genome regions related to anxiety risk, and provides the first significant genome-wide findings regarding anxiety in people of African ancestry.
January 10, 2020
Over the past decade, the rate of benzodiazepine exposures and overdoses among adolescents has significantly grown, and medical outcomes have become more severe.
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